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Texas House advances bill banning cities from partnering with Planned Parenthood on any services

Texas and its local governments would no longer be able to partner with abortion providers or their affiliates — even for services like sexual...

Billboards soliciting dates for Sulphur Springs radio personality pop-up

Billboards around Sulphur Springs have started soliciting a date for Star 95.9 Morning Show Host Jordan Owens. The billboards were put up by Owens’ friend...

Texas Senate passes bill to raise smoking age to 21 || Active military members exempt

The Texas Senate recently voted in favor of a bill that would raise the legal age for smokers from 18 to 21 for everyone...

Texas Senate gives local governments more breathing room for property tax revenue growth

The Texas Senate broke a logjam Monday that had paralyzed a piece of priority legislation for weeks — blunting a controversial provision in a property tax...

Nurses could benefit from student loan assistance bill in Texas Legislature

Pursuing a nursing degree in Texas may become less expensive if a bill introduced in the 86th Texas Legislature passes. State Representative Stephanie Klick (R-North...

BREAKING: Dallas confirms first reported case of the measles

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is reporting its first confirmed case of measles in a Dallas resident since 2017. The individual had...

Texas Senate approves occupational licensing bill LGBTQ advocates call a ‘license to discriminate’

After emotional testimony, a forceful show of opposition from leaders in the state’s business community and more than an hour of floor debate, the...

Rep. Ratcliffe moves to bypass Democrats and force vote on pro-life bill

Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) moved to force a vote on major pro-life legislation today by signing a discharge petition (H.Res. 102) that was filed...

Bill aims to protect volunteer first responders’ day jobs

A new bill making its way through the House committees aims to protect volunteer first responders' day jobs during times of major disasters in...

Texas Rangers earliest opening day in history

The Texas Rangers kick off their 2019 season on March 28, 2019, setting a new historical record for the earliest opening day in Texas Ranger...

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